10 Things You Can Do While Working From Home!
Since the pandemic so many of us have been working from home, here are some tips for things you can try while at home. 1. Learn a language You can connect globally with people from all over the world on social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram(I prefer Facebook for language learning.)Popular languages to learn are Mandarin, German, French, Spanish, Italian Portuguese, and Chinese. Knowledge of another language will benefit you a great deal, not only will you be able to communicate in more than one language which can bes beneficial to your career, international companies may need someone bilingual employees on specific projects. Certian countries do not have English as an offical langauge, knoweledge of their native tongue helps to adapt to the culture. Language exchanges are useful for making new friends while grasping different dialects from the same language. Learning is usefor to keep your brain active and sharpens the mind. Some sites where you can learn new languages. DUO LINGO, Live Linguo Surface languages, Fluent U, YouTube movies, plus Facebook language groups. 2. Improve your cooking skills Everyone on this planet can cook if they put their mind to it, although let's face it some of us are not natural cooks! Being stuck at home gives you the time to brush up on your cooking skills. For instance, for a Lasagne dish, you can find ways to cook different ingredients and find the one which works for you. Random challenging dishes you have never thought of cooking, for instance, oxtail rice and peas, purchase the ingredients and keep practicing until you get it right.“PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT” it is never too late to master your cooking. Baking cakes is a good way to improve your cooking as well as stews and soups. Find your niche, for example, vegan/vegetarian/African, Asian foods. There are some amazing youtube videos to help with cooking. 2. Doing hair From braiding to crochet to wig making there is so much to learn about hair nowadays and all hair types as well, it will keep you busy and although it may be challenging it can earn you a bit of dosh. There are many books and youtube videos to help you also you can practice on friends. 4. Homemade manicures/pedicure From beginners to advanced courses or self-taught from online videos you can study the art of nails from simple manicures to acrylic and gel in no time. Doing nails is another way to earn extra cash. 5. Makeup Makeup is no longer a simple task of putting on lipstick and some foundation, it is a complete art form! From contouring to fake eyelashes, setting powder, etc, there is a lot to it according to what the individual likes. You can also practice how to do make-up on different skin types from day to party makeup Weddings etc. Or even make-up for the fancy dress such as Halloween and TV production. 6. Reading Reading can be enjoyable, it's best to read a topic that interests you, for example, crime, the more you read it can help your general knowledge and vocabulary. Also, reading can relieve stress and stimulate you mentally. 7. Exercise An obvious one, working out from home especially if you live in a small property can be quite a challenge, however, once you are motivated it can help keep you physically fit and mentally well. 8. START A BLOG You do not have to be a genius writer you just need passion, eventually, things will flow find your niche, for example, health and fitness, and start where before you know it you will have several topics. 9. Get Your DIY ON I hate DIY I have tried, however, I just can't seem to get the grasp of it, some are lucky on their first try they are simply naturals. So Why not perfect your DIY skills, it will save you money and the effort of finding someone. 10.Throw away junk We all have the junk at home we have kept for several years that we do not need that only takes up a lot of space. Everyone has a little bit of hoarder in them, but it serves no purpose, it only creates more clutter. Can you think of anymore things that you can do while working from home?